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  • Author: Max Tillberg
  • Date Posted: Aug 23, 2015
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  • Address: Guwahati, India

Guwahati is the largest city of Assam and one of the fastest developing cities of India. Guwahati lies between the banks of the Brahmaputra River and the foothills of the Shillong plateau, with LGB International Airport to the west and the town of Narengi to the east. It is gradually being expanded as North Guwahati to the northern bank of the Brahmaputra. Guwahati is a major commercial and educational hub of Assam and Northeast India, and is home to premier institutions such as the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Gauhati University, Assam Engineering College, Cotton College, Gauhati Commerce College and Gauhati Medical College and Hospital. The city is a major center for cultural activities and sporting events, as well as a center for administrative and political activities of Assam, and important regional hub for transportation.

The Guwahati region hosts diverse wildlife including rare animals such as Asian elephants, pythons, tigers, rhinoceros, gaurs, primate species, and endangered birds. The major economic activities are trade and commerce, transportation and services. Guwahati is the most important trade hub in the North Eastern Region. It is a major wholesale distribution center, a marketing hub, and also a retail hub of the region. The Guwahati Tea Auction Centre is one of the largest and busiest tea trading centres in the world, where the major commodity under the hammer is Assam tea. The Tea Auction Centre has emerged as the second largest CTC tea auction market in the world and second largest overall next only to Colombo auction centre in Sri Lanka.

Tea estates

NameRegistratedCompanyArea Planted [Ha]Grant Area [Ha]Revenue DistrictSub DivisionPlantation District
Amchong Tea Estate1934Bhauram Jodhraj176.04971.63KamrupGuwahatiKamrup
Baranadi Tea Estate1957K.K. Barua & B.K. Barua25.125.1KamrupGuwahatiKamrup
Barduar Tea Estate1953Barduar Tea & Timber Co. Ltd183.051913.5KamrupGuwahatiKamrup
Chandra Tea Estate1972Assam Proper Tea Co. Ltd20.2320.23KamrupGuwahatiKamrup
Choonsali Tea Estate1935M.B.D. Ombrain (Ms)157.4519.21KamrupGuwahatiKamrup
Doomni Tea Estate1953Sublime Agro Limited785.941040.72NalbariGuwahatiNalbari
Fatemabad Tea Estate1956Choudhury Tea & Agro Industries (P) Ltd264.26480.56KamrupGuwahatiKamrup
Mandakata Tea Estate1940Manas Products (Protein) Pvt. Ltd82.07234KamrupGuwahatiKamrup
Menoka Tea Estate1940Menoka Tea Estates Pvt. Ltd.288.46352.88KamrupGuwahatiKamrup
Nagrijuli Tea Estate1955Rossell Tea Ltd.598.87901.83KamrupGuwahatiKamrup
Ramgaon Tea Estate1949Kedarnath Dhar & Others29.2429.24KamrupGuwahatiKamrup
Ramsahill Tea Estate1941Manas Products (Protein) Pvt. Ltd63101KamrupGuwahatiKamrup
Rani Tea Estate1937C.R.Dutta & Ors.123.99393.71KamrupGuwahatiKamrup
Sonapur Tea Estate (A)1952Sonapur Tea Co. (Pvt) Ltd307.172140.33KamrupGuwahatiKamrup
Tapasia Tea Estate1936Sonapur Tea Co. (Pvt) Ltd198399.14KamrupGuwahatiKamrup

Source: Wikipedia

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